Luncheon – December 7, 2001

Title: Anatomy of an Anomaly: The Catastrophic Devonian Alamo Impact Breccia, Nevada Speaker: John E. Warme, Colorado School of Mines Date: December 7, 2001 Publication: The Outcrop, December 2001, p. 4 “One must understand the expectable, in order to recognize the anomalous.” Facies models, stratification sequences, sequence stratigraphy, and seismic stratigraphy provide tools to interpret sedimentary rocks. Using these tools, … More Luncheon – December 7, 2001

Luncheon – November 16, 2001

Title: Coal Bed Methane Content Determined with Mudlogging Methods Speaker: William Sterling Donovan, Donovan Brothers Inc., Date: November 16, 2001 Publication: The Outcrop, November 2001, p. 5, 8 As the pace of Coal Bed Methane (CBM) exploration has increased, the need for an effective and economic method of formation evaluation has become apparent. Currently four methods are used as CBM … More Luncheon – November 16, 2001

Luncheon – November 2, 2001

Title: Geologic And Production Characteristics of The Lewis Shale (San Juan Basin) As Results Apply to Other Cretaceous “Shales” of the Western Interior: The Next “CBM Play” of the Rocky Mountains, USA and Canada Speaker: S. Robert Bereskin, Tesseract Corporation, Salt Lake City, UT Date: November 2, 2001 Publication: The Outcrop, November 2001, p. 4 Numerous discoveries of behind pipe … More Luncheon – November 2, 2001

Luncheon – October 19, 2001

Title: New Reserves in an Old Field: The “Dakota” (Plainview) Play in the Wattenberg Field, Colorado Speaker: by John H. Ladd, HS Resources, Inc., Denver, CO Date: October 19, 2001 Publication: The Outcrop, October 2001, p. 4-5 At Wattenberg Field in the Denver Basin, Colorado, the Plainview Sandstone, commonly referred to by operators as the Dakota Sandstone, lies … More Luncheon – October 19, 2001

Luncheon – October 5, 2001

Title: DeBeque Canyon Landslide Speaker: Jonathan L. White, Colorado Geological Survey Date: October 5, 2001 Publication: The Outcrop, October 2001, p. 4 The DeBeque Canyon landslide is located 21 miles east of Grand Junction in Mesa County, Colorado. Interstate 70, near milepost 50, passes through the toe of the landslide. The complex landslide has occurred in Cretaceous … More Luncheon – October 5, 2001

Luncheon – September 7, 2001

Title: Log-derived Petroleum Geochemistry Applied to the Lewis Shale Speaker: by James R. Lancaster Date: Friday, September 7, 2001 Publication: The Outcrop, September 2001, p. 4 Two previously published techniques are combined to assess the production potential of basin-center gas resources in carbonaceous silty and sandy “shale” lithologies using a normal suite of wireline logs. A technique … More Luncheon – September 7, 2001

Luncheon – August 17, 2001

Title: Minerals Around Us: Much Used, Little Noticed Speaker: by David M. Abbott, Jr., Consulting Geologist Date: Friday, August 17, 2001 Publication: The Outcrop, August 2001, p. 5 The figure below illustrates the minerals required by each person during his or her lifetime in our society. Clearly minerals and mineral products surround us but we generally fail … More Luncheon – August 17, 2001

Luncheon – August 3, 2001

Title: Revitalization of West Hiawatha Field Speaker: Roger Dickinson Date: August 3, 2001 Publication: The Outcrop, August 2001, p. 4 West Hiawatha Field is located in Moffat County, Colorado. The field was first drilled in the early 1930s and comprises 18 pay sands over a 3500-ft interval. Production over this interval is from the Wasatch, Fort Union, Lance, … More Luncheon – August 3, 2001

Luncheon – July 20, 2001

Title: New Fracture Characterization Methods Speaker: Stephen Laubach, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin Date: July 20, 2001 Publication: The Outcrop, July 2001, p. 4-5 Ongoing research is aimed at enhancing exploration and production for fractured reservoirs by development and integration of emerging and existing technologies for the observation, prediction, and fluid-flow modeling of … More Luncheon – July 20, 2001